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that san francisco has achieved. especially the openness and diversity. so as not to keep everyone from the rest of the ceremony, and the enjoyment that awaits. let me only say that i am very, very honored to be in the presence, not only of leaders elected and appointed. but serpent leaders. and i want to take this opportunity in the new year to wish you success in every good endeavor undertaken by the city. and abundance of all good things, overflowing to the lives of those whom you touch in your service. and prosperity from the soul and from the heart into what is tangible and material. so with that, let me thank you once again for this opportunity to wish you all a very happy, successful and prosperous new year. thank you. [applause] >> thank you very much, and as we close, i want to have a special thank you to claudia ching, of course without her tireless effort, we wouldn't be here. give her a big round of applause. and to everyone we wish you a very happy new year [speaking foreign language] please join us for refreshments. >> hello, everybody and welcome, good afternoon. thank yo
made time for people. it represented a very broad cross section of the people of san francisco. that is how it should be. i had no idea of what the outcomes were of those meetings. the fact is mayor brown was giving people access. to him and to city hall but in the same world in this city we have graced to have a willie brown. a man who is not only a bona fide celebrity. he's a celebrated presence, locally, nationally and also a dynamic leader. one can easily ascribe the words to his career, dazzling. it's a dazzling career full of deeply significant and dazzling first as we've mentioned. his mayoral inauguration included a party to which 10,000 people attended. local restaurants provided 10,000 meals to the homeless. who does that? on that kind of a scale? willie brown does that. [ applause ] i'm so glad you are applauding. it gives me time to get water. if i were younger, hipper, i would breakout into a rap right now to talk about his virtues and his life and career. if i were to do that, it might sound something like this. you all ready ? when you think of willie brown yo
my name is larry -- and i'm chair of the san francisco graffiti advisory board and deputy director of operations, department of public works. welcome to zero graffiti international conference. (applause) this morning you will hear from several great speakers and i hope that you are all ready for a fantastic conference. there's a lot to get from today. i want to be brief and move things along. mayor ed lee could not be here this morning but he is very excited about this event and prepared a welcome via video. now the honorable mayor of the city and county of san francisco mayor ed lee. >>: hello. i'm mayor ed lee. it is my pleasure to welcome you to san francisco and the first of its kind, zero graffiti international conference. san francisco is proud to be the innovation capital of the world because we believe that finding solutions to graffiti vandalism or to solve any other challenges is driven by how successful the we embrace and encourage innovation. we continuously seek out ways to leverage new technologies, reduce cost, find efficiencies, and create meaningful public/privat
and get started so welcome to all of you. i am mayor aye hustles i'm san francisco public blood pressure of san francisco business times and on behalf of our partner criteria require and carey and knew mark frank and all of our sponsors welcome to our annual mayor's annual for cast and happy valentine's day to awful you and i have already gotten a value ten from mayor lee. are you already fee feelings love this morning we have later pastries for you. this is the 14th year we post together this to look at the i state of city in his our region and there have been so many changes if you think about that have happened in each of these cities and sounding bay area it is last 14 years and if you look at the activity the cranes until the air the hospital building activity the activity ature ports and airports and hospitality sector the booming tech sector and all of the future plans, think about the changes that will happen in the next 14 years and each of these cities and in our region so we are going to hear a little bit about the future and some of the priorities and what the outlook is int
mayor khan and now we have for san francisco coming up and to sso to welcome mayor lee welcome kristine row wish senator vice senior vice president of service area of case zero permanenta. >> thank you peculiary if you have questions write them on the cards and hold your hands up. kristine >>> good morning case zero permanent at a is pleased once again to be a sponsor of this annual event where our mayors come together to share their vision for the coming year. our partnership with both oakland and san francisco is of key importance to kaiser permanent at a. we provide care to over 400,000 people in those city and is our partnership with those cities helps us fulfill our mission, to improve community health. because we know that, with improvement community development and economic vitality we get better access to care and better care. we have enjoyed a robust partnership with mayor lee since he has taken office and even before when he was the city administrator for 20 years, his dedication to the citizens of san francisco and their welfare, have made him an excellent advocate for
new year celebration. i am feel honored to welcome you here today. for years san francisco has been a shining example of how we get things done together. and not only have folks from asian-american community and from all walks of life. san francisco is truly a melting pot. we want to celebrate our lunar new year and hope for a prosperous new year. and my new role as assessor, we hope that is true. rather than dragging out this presentation. i want to bring up to speak a number of people who you all know, who you all love. and of course who have many things to share with us. san francisco is very fortunate and lucky to have with us our first asian-american, first chinese mayor, mayor ed lee. please welcome him. [applause] >> thank you, supervisor. happy new year everybody. now i want to explain before the news media talks about it. there is an obvious explanation for why the women are sitting on one side. and the men are sitting on the other. because if you have heard councilor general gao in his speeches around the year of the serpent. you often know he has explained this is the yea
that the biggest thing is that san francisco is known for is it's people, it's creativeness around it and the stewed had a they have here and some of the best minds and some of the people that have the most interesting idea come to san francisco to see if it works and what the other creative minds do in reaction to that. >> i think what is really exciting about fraction san francisco is that it's full of people who are hard workers and so there are people constantly looking for new ideas trying to learn what could be the new next solution whether it's a social comprise or a for profit comprise, it's again optimism that -- [inaudible] a problem and that is the way and that images is powerful and the fact that you can do it and the fact that it's -- >>> people are younger we have less history of [inaudible] and so we can try new ideas and new approaches that the east coast and other parts of the country, are more traditional and standard and set in their ways. >> magic to it we have a lot of talent here and we have a lot of innovative spirit and entrepreneurs and next to each o
everywhere in san francisco and san jose and quite frankly and i'm being very honestly about this because of what the president said the other night we are for the not going to end -- unless we get the universal background check on gunses because california and oakland have some of the strongest laws in the country but the guns come in across nevada evidence and we need all of your help to support the president on this. because if you care about the violence in america cities, we have to have -- it's a no-brainer if it's legal for a teenager to have a machine begun in the streets of urban america and that is leading to this higher murder rate across the country it makes a difference. so, if you need to we need you to help support the president on that and you can do that and my organization is to -- to help the obama administration we can bring down violate crime permanently if we also refer to the issues of giving opportunity to young people and hope. and oakland more than other cities we have more people that have been left out of the america dream and as president obama said the oth
has contributed to san francisco either through their work or given back to the environment through culture, through arts and through many of the hard work and we will unveil who will receive this dedication today. as many of you know trees are very important for our communities. they provide us shade, they deter water from going into our storm systems, they provide a place for birds and butterflies and of course they help us clean our air. arbor day is a very important event. it is celebrated not just in america, but all over the world and i'm honored that we are kicking this event. i would like to thank the mayor for bringing arbor day back to san francisco. this is our 8th arbor day. i will welcome mayor lee to the stage. >> thank you the dpw, the recreation department, to all of those who helped us in working today. arbor day, it is an annual celebration that we have struggled very hard to make sure this city appreciate because the trees are part of a great answer and solution to reducing carbon emissions and be sure we have greenery and beautification for our citizens. a lot of
of carrying passengers around the world. it arrived in san francisco in 1912. that ship was the s s cleveland known as the majestic cruise liner carrying people from around the world. each city that was lucky enough to receive that ship received great prosperity. imagine what that might have been like in 1912 as our great fore fathers were building the city after the earthquake. it was a moment us occasion. i want to thank the mayor's for standing here as we move forward with our heritage and leave lead the generations to come. i would like to introduce the honorable mayor ed lee, the board of supervisors david chew, and many commissioners of many of those agencies and of course the president of our port commissions, dorene, the honorable mayor willie brown in the back and the of course the amazing and brilliant port staff. thank you all for being here today. i want to take a moment of where we are in cruising. the cruise lines are building new ships and doubling their fleet. their carrying double or triple times the amount of passengers as before. but shockingly in the united states, cruise
and security commons. just as when we in san francisco see not only what the military can bring to the party and help us with, not only how we can interact with the military, but also we say to ourselves, it's also up to us to do everything we can for ourselves. we're not kind of an outfit, it's easier for them to collaborate with us. so, all of these things are important to us as we have these exercises. so, i say this is a very worthwhile enterprise that will keep going. i tip my hat to my friend mike who really has been leading us in these efforts. and now i say as also the slogan, i guess you call it this morning, maybe it's what the navy says. i think it's a very good phrase. a global force for good. that's what we've been practicing, a global force for good. thank you. (applause) >> thank you, sir. thank you. thank you very much, sir. (applause) >> and for all of you, tomorrow we're going to have the former secretary defense william perry speak. and the final speaker tomorrow will be the commander of north com, it will be the first time the northern command... >> ladies and gentlemen,
and the experience. this is why i live here. >> the culture out here is amazing. it's san francisco. >> this is a legacy of the old warren hel ment and receive necessary funding for ten years after his death. >> there is a legacy that started and it's cool and he's done something wonderful for the city and we're all grateful. hopefully we will keep this thing going on for years and years to come. >> you're watching quick bites, the show that is san francisco. and today you're in for a real treat. oh, my! food inspired by the mediterranean and middle east with a twist so unique you can only find it in one place in san francisco. we're at the 55th annual armenian festival and bizarre. this is extra special not only because i happen to be armenian, but there is so much delicious food here. and i can't wait to share it with all of you. let's go. armenia, culture and cusine has had much cultural exchanges with its neighbors. today armenian food infuses he flavor from the mediterranean, middle east, and eastern europe. >> this is our 55th year and in san francisco we're the largest armen
of sports and that is to say that, we are just about in spring training, world champions san francisco. also we are putting a bid together for super bowl 50, or 51 whichever one they will take, i'm be happy with that, yes, you know, we have got world baseball series coming in in march, in the at&t park, we have america's cup 55 days of sailing coming in the summer charles schwab cup in october and now, we are getting ready potentially to have more international sporting ebbs that really come to compliment what we do not just in san francisco but for the whole bay area and i want to suggest to you that we have an opportunity to do that through the one s f program that we created to sustain all of the theater we are doing to make sure we do it right with your help. and i'll say to you're to you and i think i have said this in some other circles, knowing when we were at the five-yard line, ethree minutes less, and three minutes left in the game, i like you, were in front of that television, and i was writing the speech already and i was writing the speech for the super bowl parade in sa
of san francisco, naomi kelly. please help me welcome naomi kelly. (applause). >> good afternoon, everyone. thank you for having me here today. again, i'm naomi kelly, city administrator for the city and county of san francisco and it's an honor to be participating in this important panel discussion on the uss macon island. over the course of the next 50 minutes, we will be going to focus one of our -- we're going to be focused on one of the most important elements of our city and that's the resill yepbs of our life line. i am joined by a prestigious panel of experts who i believe have a keen insight sbat resill yepbs of the capacities we will be relying on heavily in moving forward post a disaster. here with me today is kirk johnson, to my left, vice president of gas transmissions from pacific gas and electric. next to him is don boland, executive director of california utilities emergency association. next to him is david brig, regional and local water system manager for the san francisco public utilities commission and finally but not least, romel an jell lus, manager for
the men and women of our armed forces and the men and women of the first responders of the san francisco bay area. fleet week for many years in san francisco was a somewhat [inaudible] affair and it has been transformed into this great coming together by the military and the first responders, the great coming together of our uniformed personnel and a great [speaker not understood] of san francisco. this amazing transformation in the last few years was due primarily to the vision and the dedication of three people, george and charlotte schultz and mike myers. i'd like to pause to thank all three of them for this work. (applause) >> and in april of 1996, my last year as secretary of defense, i met one morning intelligence briefing at 7 o'clock along with general charlie. the previous day general hughes had briefed us that the chinese military were to begin extensive military maneuvers in the taiwan strait. this morning we were stunned to learn that they had fired two missiles that landed just 10 miles off the coast of taiwan. the taiwanese had a presidential election underway, and the chin
of the san francisco fleet week association and what a great fleet week we're going to have for 2012. thank you. this is the second time we've had the uss macon islands and i want to thank captain pringle and his entire crew. what a great ship and what a great crew. they turned this swear hanger deck around all right night and turned it into a conference room and it looks absolutely beautiful. thank you, captain, and your entire crew. i'm going to make this short because we're already running a little bit behind schedule, but san francisco fleet week for the third year is organized with i object credible participation from city, civilian agencies from all around the region and all of us our fabulous united states military, the coast guard has been fabulous in providing assets to protect everybody out on the bay. it is one heck of a logistics program to get this whole program started and here we are the culmination of nearly a year of planning. we've had exercises, we've had lots of meetings down in san francisco up at the marines memorial, this is a fabulous program, we had a great medi
to say, except for i have had... it was a wonderful experience. this fine city of san francisco would be a treasure to have the razz room or live at the razz room remain within the city limits. i'm looking forward to playing the base, and i understand that tonight i have gotten an education on the sound restrictions and the problems and i am sure that we all know my band is going to rock the house. so, i really want them to do the best that they can. i want you guys to give them a chance and let them play it and do the sound proofing and make this another great san francisco landmark in this great and wonderful city. thank you very, very much. >> thank you very much and thank you for speaking to us. i love confunction. >> thank you. >> personally. >> commissioners, my name is durf butler and i also love confunction and i did not know that was michael cooper. >> he will be signing autographs at the end of the commission hearing. >> no need because i enjoy him when i go to the razz room that is why i am here it was kind of interesting that he was before me. because my point is i don't k
. police say dennis was drunk at the time and driving away from another accident. >> san francisco police opened fire on a suspected car jacker this morning after they say he used a stolen taxi to ram their kafr cars. police say the suspect jumped on the roof of a cab, breaking the windshield. the cab driver took off. police used taxi to track that cab to presidio heights them tried to pin the suspect in. >> this is when the driver drove at the officer, officer trying to get out of the way of the car then defending him, himself. >> the suspect was not hit, he kept driving. he was soon arrested for car jacking and assault on a police officer. >> the fbi is looking for a man leased from jail mistakenly. accused of a takeover style robbery this month, arrested for the robbery, then, released from a contra costa county jail by mistake. agents say he held a gun to the teller's head, demanding money. >> south san francisco taking new steps to help stop human trafficking. the new rules adopted by the city council police say the peninsula city investigated more than 150 cases of human trafficking
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and he is medically induced carter. he has had a history of seizures in recent years. >>> san francisco is taking its sister city really with ireland to a new level during the st. paddy's day in san francisco cisco systems will provide a live feed between the two cities. revellers can use their smart phones to see the celebration in ireland which includes an address by mayor ed lee. find a link to the feed at abc7news.com under the see it on tv tab. the party is today, not sunday. you can party as sunday if you like. it starts at market and second streets and ends at the civic center where the festival runs until 5:00 p.m. i don't need to encourage anyone do it safely around st. patrick's day but it sounds like the weather is going to clear up. >> lisa: that is right. fog is going to hang for a couple more hours. clear by the delta right now and you take a look at dive doppler 7-hd. we are not picking up raindrops. in fact equal hour of daylight and darkness. 11 hours, 59 minutes of daylight tomorrow. we'll hit that 12-hour mark and looking at those days getting longer and longer. here
. >> commissioners, item 10 presentation and discussion on san francisco's small business week by adam strauss, strauss events. >> commissioners. >> welcome adam. >> i would like to also acknowledge my two co-chairs of the san francisco small business week committee, president adams. >> speak a little closer into the mic. >> sorry. acknowledge the two co-chairs of our san francisco small business week pc president adams and leslie. thank you.ly talk about the 9th annual san francisco small business week and thank the commission for its continued support throughout the year both financially as a sponsor for the past few years and allowing both commissioners and the office of small business staff to participate on the committee. without your support, we would have never grown to be the largest snag small business week in the committee and with more than 4,000 people attending the event throughout the week. small business week's goal is really to convene the small business community and to celebrate the impact that they have on our community, trying to acknowledge that and bring that into t
about your new headquarters and how that came to be, why the move into the heart of san francisco? >> well, we were on third street, in what is left of san francisco's industrial district , and we got lonely, really. [laughter] we saw real estate values dropping precipitously. as far as we were concerned, that was a good thing because it enabled us to move into market street. the city had encouraged us to do so, too, as they were very much interested in revitalizing market, 6th and market, which is essentially part of the tenderloin. we thought there were a lot of opportunities there. we know something about making urban environments vital. given the present political move, people are open to new ideas. that is true across the country. our burners are being asked to come into centers of various cities for aetna. -- right now. whehowever, as soon as things gt better, they are escorted out. but we might begin to break that cycle. it is just wonderful to walk out on the street and see the world walking by. >> are you giving the twitter deal? >> yes, we are. we just founded a new nonp
utah and is in protective custody. the 20-year-old took a bus from san francisco to sparks, , nevada, along the way he joined up with a man who became his traveling companion. the man was curious after abraham gave him three different names. that man did a search at the library this afternoon and learned that abraham was missing. >> worked with this -- at this point, unidentified person to make sure that mr. abraham did not leave this library. this person who was traveling with him did a greater great service to him and his family. >> the 20-year-old has not been acting like himself since suffering a head injury in a fall on saturday. >>> tomorrow is the first anniversary of teenager sierra lamar. she vanished on her way to school at a bus stop. volunteers plan to conduct their weekly search for her. a body has not been found, but dna evidence connects torres to the teen's disappearance. they charged him with her murder. >>> residents are expressing outrage tonight after registered sex offender moved into their neighborhood. people who live in bay point held a protest this afternoon
to keep accreditation. san francisco symphony fight over salary or benefits. >> we go on stage and we're judged. >> california's top judge calls on lawmakers to restore money to a court system crippled by budget cuts. >> i worry that california is on the wrong side. >> and a photo exhibition offers an inside look at the impact of war on the iraqi citizens as the iraq war's tenth anniversary approach approaches. >>> good evening. i'm scott shaffer from kqed magazine. welcome to "this week in northern california." we begin with news in the week. joining me is josh richman, bay area news group and cy musiker and then andrea koskey. today, an important deadline for city college of san francisco to submit its plan to keep accreditation. last year, the accrediting commission gave the embattled community college 14 conversi controversial reforms and people rallied to keep college affordable. andrea, does this report go part of the way toward satisfying their demands? >> well, yes, it was about 290 pages that the administration turned in today. >> i haven't read it yet. >> as i read parts of
, abc news, washington. >> late today federal judge in san francisco ruled unconstitutional one of the most controversial features of the patriot act. ability of the fbi to demand rrdz from phone companies internet service providers, bank and credit agency in complete secret and without judicial review. young says it violates the first amendment. the case was brought bit electronic frontier foundation. >> defamation suit against san francisco sheriff mishing recommend and his wife dismissed tonight. lawsuit filed by ivory madison and her husband who are mirkarimi next door neighbors. they say mirkarimi and his wife lopez falsely accused them of crimes misconduct during the sheriffs domestic violence case last year. that case began when madison gave police videotape of lopez crying and showing bruise that is she described as being caused by mirkarimi in a new years eve fight. >> san jose is rampping up the police force. 43 new recut graduated today from the police academy. and while city officials celebrate the first graduate in 4 years, police union says that number is in
to where they are at present the case sowler composite and san francisco is halfway through the pack there down to about 33% and so whole values are still off from where they were before but if you look at where we are from the low point until where we are today, san francisco is looking a little bit better and oakland is not a member city and they randomly take 20 cities that are plead broadly representative of the housing market and san francisco is the second line on here and posted as one of the naysest paces of recovery and so we get some help from residential construction and we also get help from securelier spending this is what i'm showing here and this is the debt service ratio and it's an interesting concept if says if you add up my mortgage payment and car payment and any other kind of consumer debt that i carey and how much of that is a% of personal disposable income and where we are at relative total whereas 30 years that service ratio is about as low as it's been during anytime at that period and is there any reason that the fed tries to lower interest raid and rate and
to verify abraham's identity. >>> a defamation lawsuit against a san francisco sheriff's officer and his wife was commis did. it was filed by his unable, mirkarimi -- his neighbor. it was triggered by giving police video of she cook of lopez said resulted from a fight with mark reemphasize my on new year's eve. >>> 5:09 now on this saturday morning. >> got your green on. we are looking at temperatures on the cool side and the fog is pretty much all over the bay. this shot from emeryville. upper 40s. that fog is going to give way to lots of blue sky. a little breezy. i'll have the details next. >> thanks, lisa. also next pope frances meets with the media for the first time. also when he says he will meet with pope emeritus. and killed by by a lion, an exclusive interview with the head keeper at the a hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! ♪ wow. [ buzz ] delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters o
not the broad san francisco community that wants our park and open space to be improved, that wants people to be able to fix up their homes, and that doesn't want a dramatic increase in city bureaucracy delays and costs. commissioners, my legislation before you today is a balanced plan that will finally bring clarity and transparency to our c-e-q-a appeal process. this results from enormous almost six months worth of work with planning department staff, with members of the community, and with opponents of the legislation. i have done exactly what you asked me to do, engage in outreach and dialogue, and to be flexible. i made many amendments, and this legislation deserves your support. i'm happy to answer any questions that you have. >> thank you very much. are you able to stay for a little bit? >> i will stay. >> thank you. >> good evening, commissioners, sara jones from the environmental planning section of the planning department. as you've heard this evening from supervisor wiener, this ordinance was developed with the help of our staff to address a crucial deficit that we have in our p
, it's about city of san francisco staff and departments understanding how the military works and giving the military a chance to work with the civilian authority in a non-crisis environment so that when they have to do it anywhere in the world, they've got one extra training day. that's the way we look at it, it's all one extra training day. you add all that up, we have a lot better chance when we need it. with that, i'm going to bring up dejon and take over the panel and i'll talk to you shortly. >> thank you, rob. the panelists we have represent a broad group of participants, some of them participated themselves and some of them had individuals in their organizations participate. and i want them to start with an introduction of who they are, a little bit about their own background, so you understand the lens they were looking through when they were providing some of their answers today. starting with our 3 panelists that were part of our command and control exercise then we'll hear from our 3 panelists that were in our communications drill. >> lieutenant commander mike k
and sewer was going to be in operation in san francisco after an ert quake. that probably is not going to happen. it's a little bit different having several blocks in your population out of water versus out of electricity or gas or cell phone service. it's a little bit different level of emergency. after an earthquake what we're designing for is to have the high level fire system more or less immediately. there may be homes, individual service connections, which could be out of water for quite some time and that's where my utility has to interface with other departments to make sure we're getting water to people through humanitarian stations, red cross, mutual aid is a huge part of this with our federal and state partners. but those hand off points after a major event and educating ourselves what we're doing and not doing is a big part of the life line process that naomi is running and it's been very, very helpful. >> thank you. and mr. angelus. >> in terms of standards, similar to pg&e we have established our own internal standards on how resilient our network is. it's two hour q
. >> a young man from scott's valley is back with his family. matthew abraham was on a bus from san francisco to nevada when another passenger realized he likely had a medical condition. the man went to a library in utah where he learned the 20- year-old was missing and then he called authorities. family members say he suffered a head injury in a biking accident and wasn't sure of his identity. >> worked with this -- at that point this unidentified person to make sure that he didn't leave this library. this person that was traveling with him did a great service to us and everybody. >> family members now heading to utah to bring him home. >> here we are the last weekend of the winter season because next week officially marks the start of spring. >> you are right. it arrive on the 20th and i'm looking at spring showers in the forecast for the first day of spring between now and then we will be drying relatively mild out there. temperatures will stay above the seasonal norm as we get in to the weekend. outside right now we are still about ten minutes the official sunrise and you can see from
. >>> a defamation lawsuit against a san francisco sheriff's officer ross mirkarimi reemphasize my and his wife was dismissed. it was filed by a neighbor. they claim mirkarimi and his wife, falsely accused them of various crimes last year. madison triggered the investigation by giving police video she took of a crying lopez and a bruised arm that lopez said resulted from a fight with mirkarimi on new year's eve. >>> lisa argen is joining us now with a look at the forecast. a very important forecast because there are outdoor and st. patrick's day festivities today. >> yeah. we have plenty of fog out there now, reducing some visibility around the bay. here's a look at emeryville where the temperatures are pretty mild, in the low 50s. going for a high today in the upper 60s. i'll let you know when you can speck the sun and when the rain returns. that's in our seven-day outlook next. >> lisa, thank you. also next, pope frances meets with the media for the first time. we will tell you when he plans to meet with the pope emeritus. also killed by a lion, an exclusive interview with the head keeper at
with his family. matthew abraham took a bus from san francisco to sparks nevada yesterday. that's where these surveillance photos were taken. along the way he joined up with a man who became his traveling companion. the two traveled on together all the way to utah. >> he met another person on the bus and he wasn't quite sure as to who he was. he had a couple different names that he thought he might be. so there were some confusion about his identity. >> the stranger took abraham to the salt lake city library this afternoon and did a search on the internet. he learned from news reports that abraham was missing. now abraham's family is traveling to utah to bring him home. >>> we have new information now about last night's deadly shooting at the richmond b.a.r.t. station. police were back out at the scene tonight looking for rush hour commuters. ktvu's amber lee is live in richmond where what police are telling us they learned about the shooting, amber. >> reporter: we counted three shattered out windows. today police handed out these fliers to look for witnesses. 24 hours after the fatal
at san francisco beautiful are hearing a lot of complaints about chase in particular. the existing statute allows the neighborhood a real back branding that is diminished the character and consistency of the neighborhood or the changes in the better street plans that are contemplated for those better neighborhoods. this sign, i don't know why we need to create a blanket permission on the planning department and planning commission would advocate that ability to scrutinize each of these signs. downtown san francisco, city bank has been there for a long time. this sign is very different and very loud from the feeling you have along california street and the financial district. why would we want to give up the ability to scrutinize that in a permitting process. here is another example. what used to be holiday in in chinatown, i took a picture of it at night. it's a beautiful pedestrian bridge. it has a lot of detail on it. it's been botched by that hilton sign. again, as the rules are now contemplated would grandfather that sign. in other words we need to opportunity to reel in brandi
problems of a different kind. san francisco symphony musicians went on strike this week. cancelling two concerts so far and putting in jeopardy a tour of the east coast that is starting next week. cy musiker, what is the core problem? >> the disagreement is over money. the musicians say that is the case. right now, the symphony management are offering a flat wage for the next year with a small increase a couple years out of two succeeding years and give backs on health benefits and pensions. the musicians say they want and what they want is parody with the very two best page orchestras in the country. chicago and los angeles. san francisco is one of the very top orchestras in the world along with chicago and l.a. it is also a dangerous comparison, i would say, chicago has had its own financial problems. endowment is not in great shape. a strike last fall there. there could be cutbacks in the future there. some of the management says we have gone through a recession. you got a 17% pay hike over a four-year contract. now we need to check ourselves to make sure we can keep our budget balan
be reunited with his family. matthew abraham took a bus from san francisco to sparks nevada yesterday. that's where these surveillance photos were taken. along the way he joined up with a man who became his traveling companion. the two traveled on together all the way to utah. >> he met another person on the bus and he wasn't quite sure as to who he was. he had a couple different names that he thought he might be. so there were some confusion about his identity. >> the stranger took abraham to the salt lake city library this afternoon and did a search on the internet. he learned from news reports that abraham was missing. now abraham's family is traveling to utah to bring him home. >>> we have new information now about last night's deadly shooting at the richmond b.a.r.t. station. police were back out at the scene tonight looking for rush hour commuters. ktvu's amber lee is live in richmond where what police are telling us they learned about the shooting, amber. >> reporter: we counted three shattered out windows. today police handed out these fliers to look for witnesses. 24 hours after t
-- have a branding scheme in place. burning man has expanded from san francisco and nevada, starting to spread throughout the world. one thing that is interesting is burners without borders. whei guess you guys had a libray built in new orleans? >> that was on our website. it was very spontaneous. the groups who knew what they needed, because they are doing building -- they do not have any resources. they just went down there to mississippi and started doing things. they ended up rebuilding housing, a buddhist temple that was a block away. joan baez was there that year saying -- she was singing one of her anthems. amazing grace. people started day fund, they started to collect money out there. that was just the beginning. we got a call from somebody asking, is dpw doing this? we said yes. i have $50,000, i will support it. we are a private group. this is not tax deductible. we do not care. and they rebuilt some houses. the problem with most people is they could not even teardown their homes. but this is the burning man twist. i love telling this story. being who they were, the cultur
the port of san francisco. they're the supporters. the department of public works has already taken action. and all the departments that need to approve this have taken action. the second thing you mentioned about the rest rum it reduce the size of the project in size. we'll know how to redo our project we're going on the theory that we'll be able to change it >> if something changes would i need to come back to us for another vote? >> slightly. you do have that safeguard in place >> commissioners any other question? >> is there a motion? >> public comment? >> we can do the public comment first? >> is there any public comment on item number 8? i have some cards. mr. kim cohen please. tim >> good afternoon commissioners. to me collin on behalf of of the cities commission. what we see is it takes a surface parking lot on some of the most valuable land in california and puts it into use that brings enormous profits to san francisco. that's something we support wholeheartedly. this project has been approved by ever public body that goes way back. it's - as near as we can tell it's bein
. >>> thank you. san francisco city college met a critical deadline today in the fight to keep the school open. ccsf filed a report today outlining the school's plans to address a long list of financial and administrative concerns. if things don't change, the college might lose its accreditation. now that the report has been filed, inspectors will visit the campus in april to verify the plan. a panel then has 45 days to announce whether the school will keep that accreditation. and state funding that goes with it. the school has an estimated 80,000 students. >>> tonight the parents of a missing scout valley man are leaving for utah where their man has been found alive and safe. less than an hour we received word that 20-year-old matthew abraham has been located in utah. matt disappeared earlier this week after a mountain bike accident which left him with a major head injury. a widespread search for matt had been launched in the forest around his home. his family believing he was returning to the scene of the accident, but apparently instead matt boarded a bus to utah. >>> police now say it will
is outlining what college of san francisco has done to address 14 deficiencies bound by the commission for community and junior colleges. among them, city college told it had to find ways to become stable. so far, the college has lowered teacher salaries and cut back on the number of classes offered. much to the dissatisfaction of teachers and stud yentsz. >> trying to make our classrooms more crowded. people here earn too little. we have opposition but we're pulling together as best we can. >> still, college's financial outlook appears uncertain. labor contracts have yet to be renegotiated. among things the committee did not like was the college's low cash reserves only 3% that. is one deficiency they managed to fix. >> now, we're going to be at 5% starting this year. and we're going to go up to 8% after a few years. >> the board hopes what they presented will be enough to persuade the situation to withstand their accreditation. without it, the college dmot collect funds and would have to close. >> well, i -- students going to go? if they don't go here? from san francisco they're goin
stops in sacramento and sparks nevada. now they have two daily departures from san francisco to the silver legacy resort in reno. it is selling a number of tickets for $1 a piece. >>> tomorrow officials at waste management is promising to finish up garbage routes that were missed this morning. clerical workers joined with landfill workers outside the headquarters and held pickets. they are upset about wages and work conditions. union members two drive garbage trucks honored the picket lines. >> this job is dangerous, you have to be careful not to get hurt, it's a struggle. they are fed up. they are fed up, we're going to continue to do this until they represent us. >> they have a right to do what they want to do. we have to service our customers. >> members of the international longshore and warehouse union said they called the strike because they were frustrated by contract negotiations. >>> a british house has the violin played by the band master of the titanic as it sank. one of the 1500 people who died when the titanic struck the high school berg. his vine -- iceberg the
un dia clave para el colegio comunitario de san francisco... take vo ---el destino de esta institucion se encuentra en manos de un panel de acreditacion que analizara si las autoridades del colegio cumplieron con corregir 14 deficiencias encontradas por los funcionarios de educacion... ---los administrador es del colegio aseguran que no han cumplido con todas las observaciones pero si con varias por lo que esperan que el colegio continue brindando servicio.. ---el panel ahora tiene 45 dias para emitir una decision. stop open roll open blanca ---una demanda por difamacion contra el alguacil de san francisco ross mirkarimi... take vo ....fue desechada por un juez de san francisco. ---la querella habia sido interpuesta por sus vecinos "ivory madison" y su esposo, y en ella alegaban que mirkarimi y su esposa eliana lopez, los habian acusado de cometer varios delitos y de mala conducta a raiz del caso de violencia intrafamiliar contra el funcionario. ---madison, es la mujer que grabo un video de a los moretones de eliana creados por su marido. ===roll ticker=== cesar ---tiempo d
does it fit in with what we're doing in san francisco and the bay area with medical planning. so yesterday we had an opportunity to go out and see a shock trauma platoon set up on ocean beach, had them running demonstrations and asking questions of the doctors and nurses there. we also saw a landing craft on the beach. yes, it can bring a tractor, it can bring personnel, it can also evacuate patients. it can also bring resources that we otherwise wouldn't be able to get into the city. general spies has said it many times, they have the ability to go around, over, i think through was one of those as well, any of the obstacles we find in our way. that's a resource we in san francisco really have to capitalize on. as i look at all these things, frankly i just was talking to somebody this morning, this is like the toy store of resources for me. when you sit on this ship, you look around, yes, it's a ship, it carries helicopters. it is so much more than that. it's a platform that does so many things. it's like your i phone. you ask it what you want it to do and there's probabl
with our community. that said, san francisco beautiful still has major concerns around the legislation as it has been presented to you, particularly around the first approval. and again, just to echo comments that have already been said, if a building permit has enough to trigger this, it's not going to be enough for us to know as advocates that we need to [speaker not understood] a project. also as you know, projects change greatly between time. a building permit isn't approved by staff at the time the project is built, it's not enough for us to know. we all want to do better. that's why we're all here tonight. so, again i want to thank the supervisor's office, all of the advocates who have spent many, many hours working on this, the supervisor's staff, and also the planning department staff. we applaud their recommendations and encourage you to ask for those, but we want you to ask for more. we want this process to work better and we want to be a part of it. that's all we're asking for. thank you. >> thank you. michael rice, tim colin, kathrin howard, hiroshi fakuda, [speaker not un
showing up here right over san francisco. the temperature right now 56 degrees. mid50s for oakland, san jose. 48 in half moon bay. we do have rain in the forecast. i will let you know if it will arrive for the weekend or if it will hold off until next week. carolyn? >> see you shortly. >>> a missing scots valley man has been found in a utah library. they say matthew austin abraham is in their custody and undergoing a medical evaluation following a severe head injury. we have surveillance image to show of 8 braye ham in sparks, in eve nef -- of abraham in sparks where a bros driver dropped him -- a bros driver dropped him off. he and a person on the bus were trying to figure out who abraham was. >> he had a couple of names he thought he might be. there was confusion about his identity. this person on the bus helped him and brought him to the library. they did some internet research and was able to find a news article from california and linking one of the names he thought maybe who he is. >> now, the two together contacted the police agency in salt lake who then -- rather the police agen
and shots fired in san francisco. around 4:30 a.m. a man flagged down a taxi near jackson and buchanan street. the man began jumping on the vehicle, shattering the windshield. the cabdriver escaped from the vehicle leaving the keys in the ignition. the suspect took off in the cab. police tracked the taxi to jackson and spruce streets. the suspect drove toward the officers clipping a patrol car. when the officers fired at the cab, but the suspect didn't stop. >> our dispatch supervisor got on the phone to the police. told the police what happened and was able to follow on it the gps screen and tell the police where the cap -- cab was. the cab was found in the marina district. the suspect was arrested on carjacking and assault on a police officer. >>> richmond police are looking for two gunman who shot and killed a bart passenger last night. the shooting happened in front of commuters at the richmond bart station. the victim was shot at the main entrance. investigators are looking at video to see if the gunman were riding bart before the shooting. >>> the fbi is asking for help locating
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